In memoriam: Andrei Aleksandrovich Gonchar. November 21, 1931-October 10, 2012 Articles uri icon

publication date

  • August 2013

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  • 1

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  • 13


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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-9045

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1096-0430


  • Andrei Aleksandrovich Gonchar was born on November 21, 1931, in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia. He graduated from Moscow State (Lomonosov) University (MSU) in 1954. Under the supervision of S.N. Mergelyan, he defended his Candidate's (Ph.D.) thesis at the same university in 1957, and then his doctoral dissertation (D.Sc.) at the Steklov Mathematical Institute in Moscow in 1964. From 1972 until 2002 he was the head of the Department of Complex Analysis at the same Steklov Institute. He became corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Science in 1974 and was elected to full membership in 1987